China's efforts to reconnect in an age of disconnection

The story on US politics and economics is well told, but the China story is often undertold.
The story on US politics and economics is well told, but the China story is often undertold.PHOTO: AFP

This is the age of disconnection.

What Covid-19 has done is to show up all the flaws of global connectivity. The coronavirus travels with human beings and forces us to have periodic lockdowns that disconnect the transmission, buying time to bring it under control.

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